The Freshpet Blog


Fresh food isn’t the only way to help your dog or cat get the most out of life. From bathing tips to health-related info, find out the latest pet-related news and stories on our blog.


04/30

Popular Pet Names for Your New Cat or Dog

Cats, Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

We consider Spring as a great adoption month! The weather is beautiful, making it perfect for training and bonding with your new friend outside. But before any of that happens, the most important part about bringing a new pet home is giving them a great name.   We had our team of “pet naming experts” make a list of their favorite (and popular) names of the moment that…

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04/08

Project Trap-Neuter-Return

Cats, Shelters & Rescues, Tails of Good

  You have probably seen a cat roaming around your community and may have wondered if it was a lost pet or if it was a feral cat out on it’s own. We spoke to Sandra Obi, a partner of ours at the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, who helped us with some tips on how to point out a feral cat and ways you can help them live…

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02/10

Pet Dental Health Tips

Cats, Dogs, Pet Parent Tips

February marks Pet Dental Awareness Month. So we put together these simple ways you can help to improve your pet’s dental health. Find chew toys that help to massage and remove tartar from teeth and gums. Sturdier toys with nubs and or grooves can help to massage tartar and plaque off of teeth and gums naturally when chewing. Rope toys can also work as floss to do the same. Just make…

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02/09

“Meet me at the Meow Parlour”

Cats, Tails of Good

Sometimes all you want is face time with some cute animals. Enter the Meow Parlour located in Chinatown in New York City. When we first heard of a little cafe that let you relax and play with cats, first we thought “Wait – Katy Perry would LOVE this,” followed by, “We’ve got to go.”       So we set out to go meet Christina Ha, the…

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02/06

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Pets

Cats, Dogs, Holiday, Pet Parent Tips

Valentine’s Day is next week! Have you thought about what you’re giving your pet? Have no fear. We have collected these great gift ideas to show your pet how much you love  them.   Spruce up their mealtime spot with these speckled ceramic water and food bowls from Waggo.   We’re completely for anything customizable, but when it comes to making something special for your pet, PrideBites wins. Turn your…

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01/16

Can your pets relate to these New Year’s Resolutions?

Cats, Dogs

January has kicked off, but we’re all still thinking of ways we can better ourselves through out 2015. Although our pets don’t make resolutions at the turn of the year, we thought it would be fun to think about what their resolution list might look like if they did. Can your pets relate to any of these? 1. The torn cat. To be or not…

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